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Sir Roger de Coverley (No. 18, Maynard's English Classics Series), ADDISON, Joseph
1 ADDISON, Joseph Sir Roger de Coverley (No. 18, Maynard's English Classics Series)
80917 New York Maynard, Merrill & Co. 1892 Stapled wraps Fair with no dust jacket 
Joseph Addison (1672-1719) was co-founder of the first iteration of England's "The Spectator", and in it he frequently wrote of his fictional country gentleman character, Sir Roger de Coverley. Those writings are combined in this edition. With unattributed biographical sketch and explanatory notes. Entry no. 18 in publisher's "Maynard's English Classics Series". --- In beige stapled wraps. Volume with inked signatures & rubbing to cover, two interior leaves have detached (but are present); otherwise a sound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 51, 4 (ads), 4 (ads) pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Locospotters' Annual 1964, ALLAN, Ian
2 ALLAN, Ian Locospotters' Annual 1964
78376 London Ian Allen 1964 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A roundup of the various types of locomotives and other equipment used on United Kingdom railroads in the 1960s. With numerous b&w and color photos. Text supplies details about the trains pictured. No author or editorial names are provided. --- In pictorial hardcovers; lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- A clean, bright copy without markings but with mildly bumped cover corners. Scarce in this edition.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Picture of Cricket (King Penguin Books. No.73), ARLOTT,John
3 ARLOTT,John The Picture of Cricket (King Penguin Books. No.73)
81069 Harmondsworth, Middlesex, U. K. Penguin Books 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
First Edition. This slim, charming volume presents the game of cricket. The first portion of the book describes the history and basics of the game, the second provides delightful illustrations on color and black & white plates. Entry 73 in publisher's "King Penguin" series. --- In pictorial green paper-covered boards, repeated on dust jacket. --- With discreet gift inscription to front free endpaper, else a clean, firm copy. Jacket with tears at head of spine, otherwise nice.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 32, 16 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Illustrated Guide to Britain, Automobile Association
4 Automobile Association Illustrated Guide to Britain
76201 London Drive Publications 1971 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A hefty, comprehensive guide to Britain, encompasses England, Scotland and Wales. Dotted throughout with hundreds of color photos; a map appears on nearly every page. With satin ribbon bookmark sewed in. Indexed. --- In full brown & black cloth-covered hardcovers with gilt lettering and decorations on cover and spine. A firm, clean, unmarked volume; minor cover chafing & soiling. Lacks a dust jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 544 pages 
Price: 26.50 USD
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Queen Elizabeth   (Twelve English Statesmen series), BEESLY, Edward Spencer
5 BEESLY, Edward Spencer Queen Elizabeth (Twelve English Statesmen series)
80652 London Macmillan and Co., Limited 1903 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A 1903 printing of the author's biography of Elizabeth I of England, first published in 1892. The early life and major events during her reign are discussed. With appended charts showing Parliamentary sessions during her reign as well as family lineages. An entry in the publisher's "Twelve English Statesmen" series. --- In dark green cloth, with titling on spine stamped in gilt. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Covers and spine with sunning, several leaves have been improperly opened leaving jagged edges and with prior owner's dated signature to front free endpaper; otherwise a firm, sound copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 245 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Unknown London: A Completely New Edition, Revised, with Additional Chapters By E.R. Wethersett, Bell, Walter George
6 Bell, Walter George Unknown London: A Completely New Edition, Revised, with Additional Chapters By E.R. Wethersett
41207 London Spring Books 1966 Hard Cover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Revised edition of work which originally was published 1919. Fascinating guide to the hidden nooks and crannies of the great city. Dotted with black & white photos. 330 pgs. With extensive index. In great shape but for some chipping to DJ, now in poly protector. With orig. UK price unclipped, flap. ; 41207; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Vast Memory of Love, BOSSE, Malcolm
7 BOSSE, Malcolm The Vast Memory of Love
81248 New York Ticknor & Fields 1992 0395629438 / 9780395629437 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First printing of author's novel, which captures ". . .the pulse and character of London in the 1770s." With engraved frontis and additional illustrations by William Hogarth. --- In black paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features Hogarth illustrations to covers. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Unclipped jacket with minor rubbing, else undamaged.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 482 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: The Works of James Boswell, BOSWELL, James
8 BOSWELL, James The Life of Samuel Johnson: The Works of James Boswell
79330 Roslyn, New York Black's Readers Service Company 1952 BCE Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Britain's renowned Dr. Johnson won fame by dint of this biography by his friend, James Boswell; first published in 1791. Offered in a book club reprint of the work which has been abridged, and with an introduction, by Bergen Evans. Includes a facsimile of the original title page. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With a hint of a bump to tail of spine, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); xv, 559 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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The Wreck Of The Wager: The Narratives of John Bulkeley and the Hon. John Byron, BULKELEY, John; BYRON, John
9 BULKELEY, John; BYRON, John The Wreck Of The Wager: The Narratives of John Bulkeley and the Hon. John Byron
79869 London The Folio Society 1983 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A handsome Folio Society edition offering two different accounts by crew members of the aftermath of the wreck of H.M.S. Wager off the coast of present-day Chile in 1741. With maps at endpapers and numerous black and white illustrations. Edited and introduced by Christopher Hibbert. --- In patterned light blue paper-covered boards backed in navy leatherette, gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the slipcase. --- With slight soiling to lower edges of covers, otherwise a bright, firm, clean copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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1985 National Genealogical Directory, BURCHALL, Michael J. (editor)
10 BURCHALL, Michael J. (editor) 1985 National Genealogical Directory
77274 Brighton, England Sussex Genealogical Centre 1985 0907084109 / 9780907084105 Trade Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
[U. K. Genealogy] The sixth in the series. With fine-print listings of Subscribers, Surname Interests, and Special Interests. Back of volume with several pages of ads for genealogical search firms and people seeking family members. The 'National' in the title refers to the United Kingdom. --- In white paper wraps; volume is clean, firm and bright but with a bruise to tail of spine, inking on first page and a couple of tick marks inside. Scarce in this edition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Back Door Britain, BURTON, Anthony
11 BURTON, Anthony Back Door Britain
81258 London Andre Deutsch 1977 0233968768 / 9780233968766 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First edition. In this work, Anthony Burton borrows a boat from the British Waterways Board and uses it to ply the canals and rivers of England to tour from London north through Nottingham and Leeds to Manchester and back to London via Birmingham and Oxford. With numerous black & white plates depicting the "back door" of many of the towns and cities visited. With maps of the route and waterways at endpapers. --- In full blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features black & white photo of the author with Jonathan Burton on the Thames at the end of their journey. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy but with gift inscription to half title page and slight chafing to cover extremities. Bright jacket is price-clipped, otherwise in great shape.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 189 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Traditions of Edinburgh, CHAMBERS, Robert (author); RIDDEL, James (illustrations)
12 CHAMBERS, Robert (author); RIDDEL, James (illustrations) Traditions of Edinburgh
80607 London / Philadelphia W. & R. Chambers, Ltd. / J. B. Lippincott Company 1912 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
An attractive, hefty 1912 reprint edition of a revision of this work which appeared in 1868. Includes many color plates with attractive paintings by James Riddel, as well as numerous of his black & white drawings. With a map of central Edinburgh. In this book, the author takes the reader on a tour of Edinburgh, telling the history behind many of the fine older buildings to be found. --- In bright blue cloth-covered boards, with elaborate gilt titling and decorations on cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Formerly property of a college library, with markings limited to a numeral on spine, glue remnants and rubberstamping to front endpapers. --- A clean, bright copy but with the college markings, minor edge wear and small tears to cloth at spine ends. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Ex-Library; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); xix, 377 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Memories and Adventures, CHURCHILL, Winston
13 CHURCHILL, Winston Memories and Adventures
71032 New York Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1989 1555841686 / 9781555841683 First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
First printing of First US Edition. In maroon half cloth and maroon paper-covered boards. Clean, bright, unmarked interior. Priceclipped dust jacket has minor scuffing, otherwise in good shape. Sir Winston's grandson shares memories of his days with his famous grandfather and father. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Early English Ballads (No. 96, Maynard's English Classics Series), CLARK, J. Scott (introduction and notes)
14 CLARK, J. Scott (introduction and notes) Early English Ballads (No. 96, Maynard's English Classics Series)
80918 New York Maynard, Merrill & Co. 1892 Stapled wraps Good with no dust jacket 
A selection of five traditional English ballads. Includes "Twa Corbies", "Robin Hood", "Sir Patrick Spens", "Chevy Chase" and "Not-Brown Mayd". Lyrics provided, but without musical notations. With introduction and explanatory notes by J. Scott Clark. Entry no. 96 in publisher's "Maynard's English Classics Series". --- In beige stapled wraps. Volume with numerous penciled notations & tear to cover; otherwise a sound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 43, 4 (ads), 2 (ads) pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Great Train Robbery, CRICHTON, Michael
15 CRICHTON, Michael The Great Train Robbery
80664 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1975 0394494016 / 9780394494012 BCE Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A book club edition of Michael Crichton's historical novel, based on a daring actual train robbery in England in 1855. With an introduction by the author. This book was made into a popular film starring Sean Connery. --- In olive paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth. With titling and image of a steam-powered train in black on front cover; gilt-stamped spine titling and green topstain. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's inked signature to front free endpaper, loss of some spine gilding, and a crease to front cover, otherwise a clean, firm copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xvii, 266 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Literary Landscapes of the British Isles  A Narrative Atlas, DAICHES, David; FLOWER, John
16 DAICHES, David; FLOWER, John Literary Landscapes of the British Isles A Narrative Atlas
72199 Penguin 1981 0140057358 / 9780140057355 Trade Paper Very Good with no dust jacket 
Nice copy of work, looks at famous literary figures & works and the towns and regions from whence they came in Britain. With through-volume corner crease. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A History of Wales, Davies, John
17 Davies, John A History of Wales
72906 London Allen Lane The Penguin Press 1994 0713990988 / 9780713990980 BCE Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Full-sized book club edition of author's sweeping history of Wales, first published in Welsh as "Hanes Cymru". Clean, bright, tight and in great shape. DJ has sm. tears.; 6.1 x 9.3 x 6.2 Inches; 718 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Of Dramatic Poesy and Other Critical Essays: In Two Volumes; Volume I only (Everyman's Library #568), DRYDEN, John
18 DRYDEN, John Of Dramatic Poesy and Other Critical Essays: In Two Volumes; Volume I only (Everyman's Library #568)
79982 London/ New York Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1964 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Volume 1 only of the two-volume edition of critical essays by the first Poet Laureat of England, John Dryden (1631-1700). This Everyman's Library edition edited, with an introduction by George Watson. This complete edition was first published in 1962, following the abridged edition of 1912. --- Full EL style 4 purple cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lavender jacket with image of Dryden on cover. Everyman's Library #568. --- With inked price on front free endpaper, else a firm, sound, bright copy. Jacket with minor edgewear, else very nice and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xxvi, 279, 8, (2) (ads) pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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England and the English, DUFF, Charles
19 DUFF, Charles England and the English
80599 New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1955 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Fair dust jacket 
Stated first American edition, 1955. In this work, the history and traditions of England are detailed in a first section; with a tour of England in a second section. With plenty of black & white photos scattered throughout; indexed. Decorative map of England at endpapers. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine. Jacket features angelic-looking knight slaying a dragon. --- Insertion of newspaper clipping has resulted in acidic stains at a few locations in the book. With slight wear to edges of cloth & prior owner's signature to front free endpaper; otherwise a firm, clean copy. Unclipped jacket with considerable chipping (an especially large chip to lower edge of front panel) and tearing to edges, but mostly intact.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 332 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Register of Edmund Lacy, Bishop of Exeter 1420-1455: Registrum Commune Vol. V (New Series, Vol. 18) [Genealogy], DUNSTAN, G. R. (editor)
20 DUNSTAN, G. R. (editor) The Register of Edmund Lacy, Bishop of Exeter 1420-1455: Registrum Commune Vol. V (New Series, Vol. 18) [Genealogy]
79726 Torquay, Devon Devon & Cornwall Record Society 1972 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Volume V, containing Index of Persons and Places and Index of Subjects, ostensibly taken from listings in Vol's. I through IV from the register of the Bishop of Exeter, Devon, England from 1420 to 1455. This work may allow the genealogical researcher to trace names of ancestors possibly listed in this register. With introduction by G. R. Dunstan, Addenda et Corrigenda and abbreviations used in the index. This work useful for genealogical research. --- A perfect bound softcover in grey wraps. A clean, firm copy though with bump to top corner of front cover and half of interior leaves.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xxx, 253 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Chronicle and Romance: Writings of Froissart, Mallory and Holinshed (Number 35 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
21 ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Chronicle and Romance: Writings of Froissart, Mallory and Holinshed (Number 35 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
81118 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1910 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A collection of famous tales from the Middle Ages to the Elizabethan era. Includes: Chronicles of Jean Froissart, The Holy Grail from the Book of King Arthur by Thomas Malory and The Raphael Holinshead Chronicles, which attempt to tell the histories of England, Scotland and Ireland. --- The 35th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductions and notes. With sepia painting of the Battle of Poictiers by H. Dupray. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With tears to cloth at head of spine and slight soiling to cloth; otherwise a clean, firm, intact copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 ; 404 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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English Essays: From Sir Philip Sidney to Macauley (#27 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
22 ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) English Essays: From Sir Philip Sidney to Macauley (#27 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80698 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1910 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A selection of essays by a variety of noted English authors, ranging from Ben Jonson to Samuel Johnson to Thomas De Quincey and several others. The 27th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies introductions and notes. With sepia frontis image of Samuel Johnson at the house of Lord Chesterfield. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With light sunning to spine and a little chafing to cloth at spine ends; otherwise a firm, clean, sound copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 421 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Epic and Saga: Beowulf, The Song of Roland, The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel, The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs (#49 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
23 ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Epic and Saga: Beowulf, The Song of Roland, The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel, The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs (#49 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80709 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1910 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A selection of early British writings: Beowulf, The Song of Roland, The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel, The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs and Songs from the Elder Edda. The stories are rendered into modern English by a variety of translators. The 49th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductions and notes. With sepia frontis painting, "Chanson de Roland". --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With light sunning to spine, some foxing to first few leaves and chafing to cloth at spine ends; otherwise a clean, firm, intact copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 464 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Druids, ELLIS, Peter Berresford
24 ELLIS, Peter Berresford The Druids
77536 Grand Rapids, Michigan William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company 1995 0802837980 / 9780802837981 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First American edition w/full number line on copyright page. Celtic scholar utilized historical evidence and scientific findings to product this 'account of who the mysterious Druids were and what role they played in Celtic society'. --- In blue paper-covered hardcovers w/gilt-stamped titling on spine. With a section of b&w plates. Jacket with image of Stonehenge on the cover. --- A bright, firm, unmarked copy in similar jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Travels of a Victorian Photographer, FRITH, Francis
25 FRITH, Francis Travels of a Victorian Photographer
76899 London The Folio Society 2001 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First Edition. Photos taken by Francis Frith in the latter half of the 19th century in various locations in England, Wales and Scotland are presented here. The sepia-toned photos are accompanied by writings by noted authors, such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry James, Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson and many others. With map, showing sites where the photos were taken. Selected and introduced by Roger Hudson. --- Bound in full dark green buckram boards with photos on cover and gilt-stamped titling on spine. Volume housed in slipcase with wrap-around Crystal Palace photo. --- A bright, clean, firm copy lacking apparent damages. Slipcase in similar condition but with slight rubbing at extremities. This lovely work worth its asking price for the stunning photo of Conway Castle at title page alone. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 298 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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Fuller's Worthies: Selected from 'The Worthies of England', FULLER, Thomas
26 FULLER, Thomas Fuller's Worthies: Selected from 'The Worthies of England'
76907 London The Folio Society 1987 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Mr. Fuller's work was first published in 1662. In this modern work, edited and introduced by Richard Barber, the reader can tour the counties and cities of England. With information about authors and other famous people from the places visited. Illustrated throughout. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with coat of arms stamped in gilt on cover; gilt-stamped decorations and titling on spine. In grey paper-covered slipcase. --- With production flaw on pg. 389 (only a portion of the page survived the bindery), prior owner's bookplate on front free endpaper, and dusty soiling to covers. Some loss of spine gilding. Structurally sound slipcase with some soiling; book title inked to end. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xxi, 441 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Deserted Village and Other Poems (No. 6, Maynard's English Classics Series), GOLDSMITH, Oliver
27 GOLDSMITH, Oliver The Deserted Village and Other Poems (No. 6, Maynard's English Classics Series)
80920 New York Maynard, Merrill & Co. 1898 Stapled wraps Good with no dust jacket 
A selection of poems by Oliver Goldsmith, perhaps best known for his novel, "The Vicar of Wakefield". With unattributed biographical sketch and explanatory notes and black & white portrait of Goldsmith. Entry no. 6 in publisher's "Maynard's English Classics Series". --- In beige stapled wraps. Volume with numerous penciled notations; otherwise a sound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 64 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Streets of London: Moments in time from the albums of Charles White and London Transport, GREEN, Benny
28 GREEN, Benny The Streets of London: Moments in time from the albums of Charles White and London Transport
77232 London Pavilion Books Limited 1983 0907516203 / 9780907516200 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A collection of b&w photos taken from 1880 to 1920, depicting the transportation scenes in the London of the turn of the 20th century. The photos were archived by London Transport, and collected by their employee: Charles White. --- In full brown textured paper-covered boards, with photo-covered dust jacket. --- With stickers at front endpapers, else a firm, bright, clean copy. Jacket w/ a small dampstain at lower center, sticker on flap and minor creasing. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 184 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart, GUY, John
29 GUY, John Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart
80834 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 2004 0618254110 / 9780618254118 BCE Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
An immaculate book club edition (though copyright page bears first edition statement) of the acclaimed biography of Mary Stuart, or "Mary, Queen of Scots". With numerous maps and 3 sections with black & white plates bearing images from her life. --- Lacks the handwritten letter replica endpapers as found in earlier editions. In full black paper-covered boards with titling stamped in gilt on spine. Dust jacket with color painting of Mary Stuart on cover. --- An undamaged copy, likely unread and in similar jacket.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xix, 581 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Henry the Eighth, HACKETT, Francis
30 HACKETT, Francis Henry the Eighth
75344 London Jonathan Cape 1929 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
First edition. In full green cloth-covered boards with tissue-protected frontis portrait of the King. Titling in gilt on spine. Interior somewhat yellowed; otherwise clean and unmarked; textblock is firm. Cover corners bumped and with incidental soiling to cloth. With Parisian bookseller's tiny sticker on front paste-down. Lacks a dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 543 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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The Personal History of Henry the Eighth (Modern Library #265.1), HACKETT, Francis
31 HACKETT, Francis The Personal History of Henry the Eighth (Modern Library #265.1)
81147 New York The Modern Library [c.1963] Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
A Modern Library reprint edition of the author's lively biography of the despotic English King, first published in 1929 by Horace Liveright. Indexed, with a foreword by the author. Volume wrapped in jacket with colorful Paul Galdone illustration on cover. --- In Toledano spine 8 / grey cloth / gilt titling on burgundy spine & cover blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 370 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1954 (1945 date appears in book). ML #265.1. --- With prior owner's signature to verso of front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Unclipped jacket with sizeable chunk missing at tail of spine, other small chips and tears to edges, is otherwise bright and intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); (8), 598 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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In Search of British Ancestry, HAMILTON-EDWARDS, Gerald
32 HAMILTON-EDWARDS, Gerald In Search of British Ancestry
76856 Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. 1983 0806309989 / 9780806309989 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
[Genealogy] A wide-ranging look at genealogical sources in the British Isles. Offering information on where and how to find registers, census returns, marriage licenses, wills, military records, etc. With separate chapters on Scottish, Irish and Welsh records. Three separate Appendices offering useful information. Indexed. --- In dark red textured paper-covered hardcovers with titling stamped in gilt on spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A bright, firm, complete copy; discreet penciled underlinings and notations on various pages & previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. This volume ideal for genealogical research.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 212 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Shropshire Lad, HOUSMAN, A. E
33 HOUSMAN, A. E A Shropshire Lad
72642 Mount Vernon, New York, Peter Pauper Press Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Lovely book of Mr Housman's 63 poems in a distinctive slipcased edition with decorations by Aldren Watson. Author's works were famous and struck a chord in the late 19th and early 20th centuries for their depiction of the fatalism hanging over young men in the Boer War and WWI eras. In green decorated covers in solid but faded slipcase. Undated copy; likely published between 1942 and 1961. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 74 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Trafalgar  The Nelson Touch, Howarth, David
34 Howarth, David Trafalgar The Nelson Touch
71963 New York Atheneum Publishers 1969 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good 
The famous battle is described in detail in this sharp copy of work first published in the U. K. With multiple black & white and color illustrations; 6 maps. In black half cloth & mustard yellow paperboard covers; interior clean, w/prev owner's embossed gold sticker ffep. DJ has back cover tear; is in mylar protector. $8.95 flap price intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Three Men in a Boat, To Say Nothing of the Dog -and- Three Men on the Bummel (Everyman's Library Series #118), JEROME, Jerome K.
35 JEROME, Jerome K. Three Men in a Boat, To Say Nothing of the Dog -and- Three Men on the Bummel (Everyman's Library Series #118)
80613 London/New York Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1966 Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
A 1966 Everyman's Library edition, presenting the author's humorous account of travels on the Thames, which first appeared in 1889. Also included is the author's sequel, "Three Men on the Bummel" (1900), describing a bicycle trip through the Black Forest of Germany. Both works liberally illustrated in black & white by an unattributed artist. With an introduction by D. C. Browning. --- In binding style 4, blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and orange topstain. Orange jacket features John Plant drawing on cover. --- A clean, bright copy but with prior owner's signature inked to front free endpaper, interior is otherwise unmarked. Also with dampstain to textblock top edge and dark spots to cloth. Unclipped jacket with chips and chafing to edges and with somewhat sunned spine; protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xvi, 353 pages 
Price: 27.50 USD
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Little Masterpieces: Charles Lamb Selections from His Essays, Letters and Verses, LAMB, Charles (author); PERRY, Bliss (editor)
36 LAMB, Charles (author); PERRY, Bliss (editor) Little Masterpieces: Charles Lamb Selections from His Essays, Letters and Verses
79439 New York Doubleday & McClure Co. 1901 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A 1901 edition in this collection of principal writings by the noted English author. Includes selections from his essays, letters and verse. With black and white engraved frontis portrait of the author, as well as a brief introduction by editor Bliss Perry. An entry in the publisher's "Little Masterpieces" series of noted works in compact size. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt on spine; publisher's blindstamped vignette to front cover. Lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- The frontis tissue guard is missing, and spine is darkened and titling is not bright, otherwise an attractive, sound copy.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; xix, 155 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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England's Past Presented: A Popular History., LOW, Professor A. M.
37 LOW, Professor A. M. England's Past Presented: A Popular History.
77206 New York E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1953 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
First American Edition of work first published in England under the title 'The Past Presented'. With illustrations by Mendoza, depicting period costumes worn over the centuries and technological items. A lightning-fast trip through English history, from the Roman invasion through 1951. With brief glossaries at each chapter end and index. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling in white on spine. Jacket w/Mendoza illustrations on cover. --- With mildly bumped cover corners; otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with a few tears, orig. $3.75 flap price and in removable archival mylar protector. Quite scarce in this edition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi, 262 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Little Masterpieces: Lord Macaulay [Selected Writings], MACAULAY, Lord (author); PERRY, Bliss (editor)
38 MACAULAY, Lord (author); PERRY, Bliss (editor) Little Masterpieces: Lord Macaulay [Selected Writings]
79445 New York Doubleday & McClure Co. 1901 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A 1901 edition in this collection of selected writings by the noted 19th Century British historian Lord Macaulay (Thomas Babington Macaulay). Includes his "The Puritans", "Dr. Samuel Johnson" and other writings. With tissue-protected black and white engraved frontis portrait of the author, as well as a brief introduction by editor Bliss Perry. An entry in the publisher's "Little Masterpieces" series of noted works in compact size. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt on spine; publisher's blindstamped vignette to front cover. Lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- The spine has darkened and gilt titling is not bright, otherwise a sound, attractive copy.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; xi, 199 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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An Essay on John Milton (Eclectic English Classics series), MACAULAY, Lord (Thomas Babington Macaulay)
39 MACAULAY, Lord (Thomas Babington Macaulay) An Essay on John Milton (Eclectic English Classics series)
80921 New York American Book Company 1894 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A critical review of the writings of 17th Century English poet John Milton by the noted historian and statesman Lord Macauley (Thomas Babington Macaulay). With an engraved frontis portrait of Milton and a rather lengthy, unattributed introduction. An entry in publisher's "Eclectic English Classics" series. --- In brown paper-covered boards with titling and decorations in darker brown. No particular edition stated. --- With penciled notations & inked owner information to endpapers; otherwise a sound copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 85 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The History of England From 1485 to 1685, MACAULAY, Thomas Babington
40 MACAULAY, Thomas Babington The History of England From 1485 to 1685
77580 London The Folio Society 1985 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Likely first Folio Society edition. Compiled and edited by Peter Rowland. Includes several b&w photos of notable persons. In full green cloth-covered boards w/elaborate gilt-stamped decorations on cover and spine; titling in gilt on spine and with publisher's green topstain. With light brown paper-covered slipcase. --- With minor whitish discoloration to covers, else a bright, clean, firm copy in similar slipcase. (Any reference to dust jacket is mean to describe the slipcase.) ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xxxiii, 337 pages 
Price: 20.50 USD
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